New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1980. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. 4to. Red cloth boards with black title to spine. Pristine interior with many color illustrations. Tight binding. Red dj with beige title to spine and front panel. Minor wear to edges of jacket. Dj is price-clipped. 519 pp. CHINA/020905. Near Fine in Very Good dj.
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Hong Kong: Phoenix Press, 1965. Paperback. First Edition. Inscribed: "To Mr. Zorthian With the compliments of the author. Nov. 19,1968." The recipient was Barry Zorthian, the well regarded U.S. spokesman during the Vietnam War. The author, a journalist and professor, wrote this book about Tung Chi-ping, who fled from the Chinese embassy in Burundi Africa to seek refuge with the U.S. Embassy there. Bound in brown paper wrappers with author and title to fron tocover. In near fine condition. 77 pages. CHINA/010913. Near Fine in Wraps.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985. Hardcover. 4to. Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and gilt dragon emblem to front board. Clean, tight interior with many color illustrations. Tight binding. Minor wear to spine ends. Bookplate to front pastedown. Index, 281 pp. CHINA/020805. Very Good Plus.
Edinburgh and London: James Hogg and R. Groomridge & Sons, 1857. Hardcover. Uncommon. In his introduction the author writes: "What is the justifying purpose of this pamphlet at this moment: Its purpose is to diffuse amongst...the middle classes, whose daily occupations leave them small leisure for direct personal inquires, some sufficient materials for appreciating the justice of our British pretensions and attitude in our coming war with China." De Quincey continues throughout to revile the Chinese and to justify again and again the rectitude of England's conducting war against them. Bound in three quarter red leather with red and blue marbled boards. Spine with six compartments with leather title label. Leather worn and scuffed along corners and spine joint. All edges decorated. Bookplate apparently removed from front pastedown. Interior pages clean and bright. Very good condition. Measures 5.25 x 8.25 inches. 152 pages. ENGHIS/022621. Very Good.
Atglen PA: Schiffer Military History, 2000. Hardcover. First trade edition. Pristine in glossy paper covered boards with illustration to front cover and black title to spine. In illustrated dust jacket with white spine panel and black title to spine. Filled with photographic illustrations. 191 pages. Size: Quarto. CHI/062515. Fine / Fine.
New York: The World Publishing Company, 1971. FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover. 8vo. Orange cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Minor bumping to corners. Interior is very clean. Tight binding. Orange dj with chipping and several closed tears to edges. Minor fading to spine of jacket and minor soiling to panels. One inch tear to edge of rear panel of dj. 478 pp. CHINA/020405. Very Good in Very Good Minus dj.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1949. Hardcover. 8vo. Grey cloth covered boards with black title to spine. Pristine interior. Light blue edge worn dust jacket with red title to front panel and to spine. Minor browning to spine. Minor chipping to head of spine. Index, 215 pages. China. CHINA/033108. Near Fine in Very Good + DJ.
New York: W.W. Norton and Co, 1985. Hardcover. A photo-documentary of China taken over 6 years of extensive travel across the country. Kubota was granted full access to the country for this project. With 186 full color photographs. Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. In white dust jacket with black title to spine and front panels. Minor wear to edges of jacket. Front hinge is a little loose. Clean and bright. 204 pages. CHI2/2132. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1996. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. 8vo. Tan cloth boards with metallic red title to spine and embossing to front board. Very clean interior with decorative end pages. Tight binding. Illustrated dj with black spine panel and white title. Index, 400 pp. CHINA/021005. Very Good Plus in Very Good Plus dj.
Collins Publishers, 1989. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. Folio. Black cloth boards with black embossed title to spine and front board. Pristine interior with tight binding. Filled with full color illustrations. White illustrated dust jacke with black spine panel and red title to spine. 224 pages. Oversized. CHINA/012006. Fine in Fine dj.
New York: Mcclurek, Phillips, and Co., 1904. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Bookplate of Count Wladyslaw Tyszkiewicz to front pastedown and to half title. Ex-library with modern binding. Blue leather backed blue cloth boards with gilt title and bands to spine. Minor scuffing to spine. Clean, tight interior with library stamps. 78 pages with about 50 blank pages bound into rear. CHINA/070606. Very Good Plus.